Age: 45.Where born: Los Angeles.
Family: Wife, Carol; sons, Aaron, Clinton, Jonathan.
Education: B.A. accounting, California State University at Fullerton.
Primary products: Retail department store.
Primary markets: United States, Mexico, Chile.
Number of employees: 257,000.
Annual sales: $30 billion.
First "real" job: Internal auditor, J.C. Penney Co. Inc.
Management style: Participative-team approach.
Strategy for success: Try to listen rather than talk.
A memorable failure: Trying to keep up with the Jones.
Heroes: Wife and father.
Leisure time and hobbies: Boating, reading, skiing.
Favorite book and movie: Book, "Catch 22;" movie, Clint Eastwood Westerns.